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Lauren Victoria Burke

Lauren Victoria Burke
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Twitter: @LVBurke / Lauren Victoria Burke is an independent journalist who analyses politics and justice reform. She created Crewof42.com, a blog that covers the work of African American members of Congress, in 2009. Ms. Burke has also been a staffer for the Senate Democratic Policy Committee and Director of Communications for Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN). She has had a very diverse career in politics and media and appears weekly on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin. She has also appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews, Politics Nation with Al Sharpton and Up with Steve Kornacki on MSNBC. She is also a contributing writer for NBCNews.com and TheRoot.com Ms. Burke was born in the Bronx, New York and grew up on Long Island. She holds a B.A. in History from The American University. E-mail: LBurke007@gmail.com. Instagram: LVB325.

The Queen of Soul Food, Sylvia Woods, Dies at 86

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No Regrets: George Zimmerman Says Killing Trayvon Martin “Was God’s Plan”

In his first television interview, George Zimmerman told Fox News' Sean Hannity he had no regrets about killing Trayvon Martin. "I feel that it was...

House Votes to Give $26.5 Million More in Tax Money to...

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In an interview with Fox News Producer Chad Pergram, Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL) lowered the boom on the District of Columbia government saying, “It’s unsettling...

Obama: 1st Dem Nominee in 36 Years to No-Show NAACP in...

By missing the NAACP Convention in Houston this week, President Obama became the first Democratic party nominee for president in at least 36 years...

Louis Freeh: Penn State, Paterno, Staged 14-Year Coverup for Jerry Sandusky

At a news conference in Philadelphia today, former FBI Director Louis Freeh slapped Penn State's handling of the victims of recently convicted pedophile and...

ATL Mayor: Mitt Romney Had “Reverse Sister Souljah Moment” at NAACP

Mayors Reed and Nutter on Romney at the NAACP.  Speaking on a DNC conference call in reaction to Mitt Romney's speech to the NAACP...

NAACP: Romney Booed on Obamacare, Talks on 14.4% Black Jobless Rate

"If I am president, job one for me will be creating jobs. I have no hidden agenda. If you want a president who will make...

Attorney General Holder at NAACP on Voter ID: “We Call Those...

Speaking in Houston at the 103rd annual NAACP Convention, Attorney General Eric Holder went off of his prepared text and called voter ID laws...

#CrisisInChicago: 16 Kids Under Fifteen Murdered in 2012

#CrisisInChicago. Of the 274 people murdered so far in Chicago in a little over six months, 16 victims were age 15 or younger.  In 2012,...